New Bankruptcy Legislation Aims to Help Bankrupt Debtors

By Ryan Blay, W M Law Attorney at Law With pressing major legislation and partisan

Using a Secured Credit Card to Rebuild Your Credit After Bankruptcy

“You have to use credit to build credit” – a truism about rebuilding credit after

How Much is My House Worth for Bankruptcy Purposes?

When you file for personal bankruptcy you are required to list all your assets. For many

Can You Keep a Car and File Bankruptcy?

If you're an adult and you live in Kansas or Missouri, you probably need a

Should I File Bankruptcy?

If your goal is to simply stop a flood of ugly creditor telephone calls, the

 What is Judgment Proof in Bankruptcy?

You might have heard the term “Judgment Proof” as it relates to bankruptcy, but what

Help!  I’m Facing Foreclosure! 

Sometimes homeowners fall behind on mortgage payments and end up facing foreclosure due to various

Paying Your Mortgage Through a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan: The Good News and The Bad News

We help hundreds of our clients file Chapter 13 bankruptcies each year.  Some file to

Student Loan Debt

Most people know that it is very difficult to discharge student loan debt in bankruptcy. 

Will That Debt Go Away? Parking Tickets, Library Fines, and other Debts owed to a City or State

Will That Debt Go Away? Parking Tickets, Library Fines, and other Debts owed to a

What happens if I fall behind on my chapter 13 plan payments?

If you’ve been making your plan payments to your Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustee but then

What is an Emergency Bankruptcy?

There are situations in which a potential Debtor may be faced with circumstances that would

Can I Keep My Vehicle If I File Bankruptcy?

The answer depends on whether you have enough exemptions available and what type of bankruptcy

What Do I Bring to My 341 Meeting of Creditors?

Congratulations, your bankruptcy has been filed.  Now you have your meeting of creditors, sometimes called

What Is a Debtor-in-Possession?

When our clients file Chapter 7 bankruptcies, their assets go into a bankruptcy estate, which